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Board Of Education

Byron-Bergen Central School Board of Education

The Board of Education consists of seven members who are elected by District residents and serve unpaid, three-year terms. The Board is responsible for setting policy within state and federal laws and serves as the community's communication link with the educational staff. The Board holds regular meetings on a monthly basis. These meetings are open to the public.

 Board Members for 2020-21

Debra List
 ** President
Term: 1997-24
Tammy Menzie * Vice President 
Term: 2014-23
Heidi Ball

Term: 2022-2025
Kimberly Carlson Term: 2016-25
Jeffrey Cook
 Term: 2022-2025
William Forsyth
 Term: 2012-24 
Amy Phillips
 Term: 2013-23


Running for the school board

The Byron-Bergen Board of Education’s seven members are elected by District residents and serve unpaid, three-year terms. The board is responsible for setting policy within state and federal laws and serves as the community's communication link with the educational staff. If you are committed to education and want to make an impact on our District, consider running for school board. We are looking for folks who will always be focused on the good for all schoolchildren and who are:
 
  • Effective communicators
  • Consensus builders
  • Community participants
  • Leaders and decision-makers 
  • Information processors
  • Team players
 
Board candidate petitions can be obtained from the District Clerk, Rachel Stevens, in the District Office starting March 7, 2022, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. They must be returned by 3:00 p.m. on Monday, April 18, 2022.
 
 

Board of Education Petitions Available

“Notice is hereby given to elect three members of the Board of Education to 3-year terms to begin on July 1, 2022 and expire on June 30, 2025 to succeed Yvonne Ace-Wagoner, Kimberly Carlson, and Jennifer VanValkenburg whose terms expire on June 30, 2022. Board of Education petitions will be available for pickup with the District Clerk in the District Office starting March 7, 2022, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
 
To run for the Board of Education, you must be a citizen of the United States, a resident of the District for 30 days preceding the vote, and at least 18 years of age.  In order to be placed on the ballot, potential candidates must return a petition to Rachel Stevens, District Clerk, by 3:00 p.m. on Monday, April 18, 2022.  Petitions are available in the District Office and questions on this process can be directed to Mrs. Stevens by calling 494-1220, ext. 2529.

Useful Files

Any person wishing to speak must sign in and state their concern on this form prior to speaking.

BOE Meeting Dates

Meetings start at 6 p.m.* in the Professional Development Room**

 July 12, 2022 - Board Conference Room** (reorganizational) at 4:00 p.m.*
                        
August 11, 2022 - PD Room at 4:30 p.m.*
 
September 15, 2022 - PD Room
            
October 20, 2022 - Elementary Cafetorium**
                        
November 17, 2022 - PD Room
 
December 15, 2022 - PD Room
            
January 19, 2023 - PD Room
            
February 16, 2023 - PD Room
 
March 23, 2023 - PD Room
 
April 13, 2023 - Elementary Cafetorium**

April 24, 2023 - PD Room
 
May 9, 2023 - Jr./Sr. High School Auditorium

May 25, 2023 - PD Room
 
June 15, 2023 - PD Room
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